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Otago Property Investors Association Inc

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Up coming Events

Keeping you updated with up and coming events

Otago Property Investors Association Inc

  • Event of Interest

  • Annual Events

  • OPIA Property Hub
    See Event information for details of our upcoming meetings.
  • Group Panel Meeting
    An open discussion forum with a panel of experts or leaders in their respective fields
  • Coffee Club
    Saturday morning Coffee Club
  • OPIA Meeting Room Event

  • Bus Tour
    Annual OPIA Bus Tour of properties
  • Central Otago Meetings
    Regular Central Otago Meetings.

Past Events by Year:

Students and the north end
Group Panel Meeting

Chris Addington Master of the University College (UNI-COL) has agreed to come along and speak to members about his residential students and the challenges they impose, the reasons why references are given out second semester is one issue covered.
Neville Butcher is a motel owner on George Street, he will talk about running a business in the 'student area' and the challenges that imposes.
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OPIA Christmas Function - sit down dinner
OPIA Property Hub

Come along and enjoy a sit down dinner (2 course set menu) at the Harbour Side Grill (formerly Customhouse), and hear about the year that has just been, and the upcoming issues we will be facing in 2018 as landlords.

This event must be registered for and paid online before the 7th November. Members: $30 (subsided price), Non-Members: $39. Drinks at own cost.
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OPIA - Queenstown Meeting - MBIE Seminar - Renting and You
Central Otago Meetings

Seminars about renting will be held in selected locations across New Zealand in 2017.

The aim of the seminars is to inform and educate landlords, renters and community groups about the recent changes to the Residential Tenancies Act (RTA), and to provide tips and information about how to make sure properties are compliant with the law.

Speaking at the seminars will be representatives from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) Tenancy Services, the Energy Efficiency Conservation Authority (EECA), the Ministry of Justice (Tenancy Tribunal) and the New Zealand Property Investors’ Federation.

Topics include:

What you need to know about the 2016 changes to the RTA, including smoke alarms and insulation requirements
An update on the upcoming key provisions of the RTA Amendment Bill (i.e. methamphetamine contamination, tenant liability for damage and unlawful residential premises)
The Tenancy Compliance and Investigation team
Tenancy Services’ dispute resolution and bond processes and services
The benefits of joining a Property Investor Association
Tea and coffee will be provided on arrival. Each seminar is approximately 2 hours, including time for questions. There is no charge for the seminars, but places are limited so you MUST register.

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Valuing rental property
OPIA Meeting Room Event
24/08/17 - 7pm start

Did your rental property valuations go up, stay the same, or go down in 2016? Come and find out on the 24 August. The media is saying that valuations are increasing in Dunedin and property is selling for over the QV? What does that all mean for short term and long term property investing?
Ah-Lek Tay is an OPIA member, property investor and independent valuer in Dunedin with over 30 years of experience. He has valued property throughout New Zealand but more recently specialises in the Dunedin residential and commercial property markets. he carrys out pre-purchase and pre-sale valuations, insurance valuations and rent reviews, undertakes asset valuations and lease negotiations. Commercial development feasibility assessments, lettable area assessments.
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Accounting and You Malcolm Wong from Cook North & Wong Ltd Chartered Accountants
OPIA Meeting Room Event
27/07/17 - 7pm sharp

Come to this meeting on 27 July and keep up to date with the changing accounting and tax & GST requirements. Make sure you are claiming all possible legitimate repairs and maintenance expenses. Come along and listen to Malcolm Wong of CNW - Cook North and Wong Ltd Chartered Accountants
He is happy to answer your questions
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Your Roof your Plumbing and your Rental
OPIA Meeting Room Event
29/06/17 - 7pm sharp

With all this rain is your roof still waterproof?
Warren Macnee of Promax Roofing has lots to share - different roof coatings and options, ways to make sure your rental property and its roof stays protected for longer.
Duane Pleace is an OPIA member and plumber. He is to speak about his property and plumbing related experiences. If you have any plumbing related questions for Duane please email opia@opia.org.nz and he will answer them.
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Double glazing alternatives
OPIA Meeting Room Event
25/05/17 - 7pm start

Want to provide a warm home for your tenants? Can't afford double glazing? There are other just as efficient and more cost effective alternatives.
Come along and hear Raymond Dorsey from Mactrac

Mactrac also have a range of shower and curtain tracks, blinds, hand rails and lots more.
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NZPIF Landlord of the Year 2016 Kathryn Seque & OPIA Sponsor Total Carpet Services Dave Pile
OPIA Property Hub
11/04/17 - 7.00pm for 7.30pm

Kathryn Seque is the 2016 NZPIF Landlord of the Year. Since then she has been asked to speak throughout NZ about her investing experiences. Come along and hear some of the things she does to build positive relationships with her tenants, avoid the Tenancy Tribunal and keep repair costs as low as possible. Its not all plain sailing but it is a rewarding business.
Dave Pile - Total Carpet Services is an OPIA Sponsor. He help landlords protect their carpet asset and will talk about stain and odour removals, Flood clean up and keeping Showers clean and sparkling. Learn how to look after your assets even if tenants make it challenging. Bring along your change - Easter Raffle $2 per ticket or $5 for 5
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Hyde Street Party
Event of Interest
01/04/17 - 9am-6pm

The OUSA have sent thru the following information about the arrangements for this years HYDE STREET PARTY
OUSA encourage your tenants to dispose of any outdoor items that might be a fire hazard or cause congestion. OUSA would appreciate if you could also make time to visit your property on March 31st to ensure that all items of concern are removed. On the day there will be 45 security present.
If you feel you would like to take further precautions to protect your property SPS Security would be more than happy to contract this with you. The person to do this through is Danny at SPS Security spssltd@xtra.co.nz or 0274885226
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NZPIF Business Partners & Property Investing on Line
OPIA Property Hub

Forbury Park Function Centre for the first OPIA Hub of the year. From 7 pm there will be time to network - catch up with other members and borrow books from the library. Drew Harmer from Harvey Norman Commercial is coming down from Christchurch to let OPIA members see the face that talks to you at the end of the 0800 number and emails. Chris Lane of First Lane Insurance is coming from Blenheim to explain about the NZPIF insurance deal that is available to members, the Initio landlord policy and insurance updates. James Mullenger Branch Manager ASB Dunedin is going to talk about his voluntary work including abseiling from Forsyth Barr Stadium roof through to updating members with what is happening in the banking market place. Larry Greene from Betta Inspect It talking about purchasing and selling inspection reports - don't get caught with a lemon.
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OPIA Bus Tour
Bus Tour

The 2017 Annual OPIA Bus Tour is this year Sponsored by Placemakers
Come along to the annual social and educational event to start off 2017.
There will be several properties to have a look around - with the trip concluding back at Zingari for the ever popular barbecue.
Please wear easy to remove footwear.
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carbonized tenancy agreements 2 options available
Group Panel Meeting

Residential Tenancy Agreements several options now available
OPIA members now have several options available for the form they use to complete their Residential Tenancy Agreements
1) NZPIF have produced a 2- page Carbonised version of the Residential Tenancy Agreement & Bond Form -. cost to members $1.50 each or $10 for 10
2) Tenancy Services have produced a folder with 4 information pages and 5 carbonised contract forms cost to members $2 (Retail $4.99)
3) Download from Tenancy Services website the relevant Tenancy Agreement & Bond forms
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